Top EU and US officials to pitch TTIP to the Swedish

Chief negotiators for the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) agreement, Ignacio Garcia Bercero for the EU and Dan Mullaney for the US, to ...| Click here to read more

VIDEO: ‘3-4 months enough to change EU legislation concerning China’, ...

Daniel Caspary, the EPP spokesman for trade in the European Parliament joins Joanna Sopinska, Trade Editor for EU Trade Insights to discuss China’s request ...| Click here to read more

G7 leaders give political boost to EU-Japan FTA talks – in brief

G7 leaders have jointly welcomed the EU’s and Japan’s commitment to accelerate free trade negotiations with an aim of reaching an agreement in principle by ...| Click here to read more

CETA “must be implemented,” says French President François Hollande

On the sidelines of the G7 summit in Japan, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and French President Franҫois Hollande hailed the newly agreed free trade ...| Click here to read more

EU and Mexico to kick off talks on new trade and investment deal

On 30 May, the EU and Mexico will announce the formal launch of negotiations for a new trade and investment agreement to replace the 16-year old EU-Mexico t ...| Click here to read more

Indonesia next in line for opening FTA talks with the EU

Meeting on 27 May at the Trade Policy Committee, the trade representatives of the member states gave a green light to the opening of free trade negotiations ...| Click here to read more

Political deal struck to beef up EU anti-torture regulation

After three months of negotiations, the European Commission, the European Parliament and the member states reached, on 24 May, a political deal to update an ...| Click here to read more

Ann Linde appointed new Swedish EU and Trade Minister – in brief

On 25 May, the Swedish Government reshuffled the cabinet and created a new EU and Trade Minister position to be taken up by Ann Linde. Swedish Prime Ministe ...| Click here to read more

TTIP: Commission makes U-turn on access to tactical report

The European Commission has back-tracked on its decision to suspend dissemination of the restricted annex on the outcome of the latest TTIP negotiating roun ...| Click here to read more

Draft agenda of the Trade Policy Committee meeting of 27 May 2016

Deputy Members will meet in Brussels on Friday 27 May 2016 to discuss the following items: WTO issues: WTO Appellate Body: Current Appointment and Re-app ...| Click here to read more

BREXIT to cost £9 billion to British consumers, says WTO Director General

The cost of leaving the European Union for British consumers is estimated to amount to £9 billion ($13.2 billion) in annual additional import tariffs, said ...| Click here to read more

MEPs: Counter-public consultation shows “massive” opposition to MES for China

Over 90% (91,13%) of respondents to the online public consultation carried out by a group of Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) spoke against grantin ...| Click here to read more

VIDEO: Re-launch of EU-Mercosur free trade talks not a smart move, says Pekka Peso...

Pekka Pesonen, Secretary-General of Copa-Cogeca, the largest EU agricultural lobby joins Joanna Sopinska, Editor for EU Trade Insights to comment on the la ...| Click here to read more

INTA gives its consent to upgraded Information Technology Agreement (ITA) – in bri...

The International Trade Committee (INTA) of the European Parliament (EP) gave its consent to the agreement reached during the 10th WTO Ministerial Conferenc ...| Click here to read more

TTIP: Member states denied access to written tactical report

As a precautionary measure following the latest Greenpeace leak, the European Commission has decided to suspend dissemination of the restricted annex to the ...| Click here to read more

Report: FTA with the EU to undermine Philippines’ ability to restructure its minin...

The latest report warns that the investment protection chapter foreseen in the free trade agreement (FTA), which the Philippines has just started negotiatin ...| Click here to read more

Secret memo: delay in EU-Mercosur FTA costs UK £2.5 billion a year- in brief

The UK could be losing up to £2.5 billion a year as a result of a delay in the EU free trade negotiations with Mercosur, suggests a government secret note c ...| Click here to read more

VIDEO: Commission needs to do more to protect the EU from illegal trade, says Pres...

Scott Buckiso, President of US Steel Košice, an American steel company based in Slovakia, discusses the EU-US cooperation with regards to Chinese steel dum ...| Click here to read more

Mercosur offer not brilliant but sufficient to re-launch FTA talks, says EU execut...

The European Commission regards the Mercosur revised market access offer of 11 May as not “brilliant” but “sufficient” to re-launch the long-stalled free tr ...| Click here to read more

EU-Mexico: Commission sets ball in motion

After receiving a green light from the member states on 23 May to open negotiations with Mexico on a new free trade deal, the European Commission decided to ...| Click here to read more

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